Gildan Activewear

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Gildan Activewear Reviews

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Gildan Activewear President, CEO, Director Glenn J. Chamandy
Glenn J. Chamandy
13 Ratings
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    A solid, international company to gain experience dealing with large retailers

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charleston, SC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charleston, SC

    I worked at Gildan Activewear full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The Charleston location of Gildan puts you in one of the best cities in the countries. The job is a secure one and they offer decent benefits.

    Cons

    The is little room for career advancement and no performance incentives. The Charleston location has recently consolidated and acquired a new brand, so the company culture is not defined yet.

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Gildan Activewear Interviews

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    Customer Business Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Charleston, SC
    Anonymous Employee in Charleston, SC
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Gildan Activewear.

    Interview Details

    Applied for this position through a recruiter and was given the green light to interview with the Director of the department over the phone. The next interview was also over the phone with another key person. Both interviews went well but unfortunately, this position was blocked from inviting anyone in for a face to face interview due to a VP who preferred candidates with background working directly with Walmart. Very disappointing to find this out after coming so far. Even though I had experience working with Walmart as a customer and provided Gildan with this experience, this position was never filled but restructured to place the candidate in Arkansas in order to accommodate Walmart. I was very disappointed with how this was handled and was really looking forward to an opportunity to work with this company.

    Interview Questions
    • No difficult questions because I had everything that this position required but due to a VP who had his own agenda, this position was changed while candidates were in the process of going through to the next phase.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Easy Interview

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Website www.gildan.com
Headquarters Montreal, Canada
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (GIL)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

For casual day, Gildan Activewear has you covered -- from top to bottom. It makes T-shirts, tank tops, sweatshirts, and golf shirts for private-label use, as well as socks and underwear. Steadily fighting for market share (alongside its primary rival Fruit of the Loom) in several segments of its business, Gildan sells its products to North American and European wholesale distributors, screen printers, and embroiderers. The company makes its merchandise in Central America, Canada, and Mexico. Brothers Gregory and Glenn Chamandy co-founded Gildan in 1984. While Glenn remains... More

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